• Coffee Break Wednesday

    Join Tony on Coffee Break, Wednesday, March 12th  9am guest is Tim White with A Daughter’s Heart of Alaska, to discuss this new non-profit and community Father Daughter Dinner Dance. At 9:30 guests from Copper River Stewardship Program tell how youth have the opportunity to participate in this adventure. “This episode of Coffee Break is brought to you in part by a grant from United Way of Valdez  – supporting organizations that make changes in community conditions that improve lives.”

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    The closing table for the onair-online art auction is now posted at www.kchu.org You can preview exactly what you would like to bid on, minimum starting bids, and when bidding for that piece will open and close. For example, on Monday, March 10th bidding for the Totem poster will open at 8:30 am and close at 10:30 am. You can place bids by posting a comment on KCHU Facebook, by calling 907-835-5080, 907-835-4665 or texting 972-835-6039. At 10:30 bidding for quilted chopsticks case will open and bidding will close at 12:30, etc. We ask that bidding for larger pieces be in minimum increments of $10s and smaller pieces in $5s. For more information call Lanette 24/7 at 972-835-6039

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  • Volunteers Needed

    A Letter From Lanette Oliver
    Dear KCHU Members,
    My Outlook is not working correctly so I cannot send a group email to our members, so I am resorting to our website and Facebook. As many of you know I have a shattered ankle and have had two surgeries and am having a difficult recovery. Unfortunately, this does not stop expenses at KCHU. So, as many of you also know, KCHU will have an online/on-air art auction March 10-14th. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ART AUCTION SEE ARTICLE ABOVE. I am in dire need of volunteers to help at KCHU between 8-5 these days (I think it will be busiest between 9:30-4:30). It is easy and requires no training and I or someone else experienced will be there. It is mostly answering the phone for bids and running updates to the booth while I (or someone else) keep Facebook updated. If there are any members out there who are willing to donate some of your valuable time (30 minutes during your lunch hour?) to help with this, please call my cell at 972-835-6039 and let me know when you could help. Everything is greatly appreciated.
    Lanette Oliver
    KCHU Development Director

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  • United Way of Valdez grant

    KCHU is pleased to announce it is a recipient of a United Way of Valdez grant. This grant will support a 2014 project called “Giving Voice to Promoting Wellness and Self –Sufficiency.” The United Way donation will support program planning, production, and broadcast of a minimum of 12 episodes of the on-air show Coffee Break. As The United Way of Valdez endeavors to support organizations that make lasting, measurable changes in community conditions that improve lives each subsidized show will feature a specific community organization that “promotes wellness and self-sufficiency by providing education, counseling and assistance to individuals working toward self-sufficiency and/or provide enhancement and enrichment opportunities to develop healthy children, families and community.”

    KCHU recognizes that many non-profits in our community provide exceptional services, but as non-profits most of their financial resources go toward programs – with little left over for publicity that would be hugely beneficial to educate the public about the issues they address, their services, recruit volunteers, and let possible donors know about their great work. Through this project KCHU will leverage its greatest resource, the public radio airwaves, to help these non-profits get the publicity they deserve while providing the public with enormous amounts of information regarding important topics, as well as how to access these community support resources.

    While we would like to do as many of these shows as possible, they require a lot of staff time, so realistically we can probably only do twelve and two of those spots have been taken already. If you are with a local non-profit that might meet these requirements and would jump at the opportunity to do a live radio show talking about your organization, please contact Tony Gorman at 835-4671, news@kchu.org  or Lanette Oliver 24/7 at 972-835-6039 development@kchu.org

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  • Healthier You

    Wendy Clubb from City of Valdez Parks & Recreation with Healthier You will be joining us on Coffee Break tomorrow morning, Friday, January 24, from 9-10 am. Wendy will be talking about the Healthier You 12-week-long program and the Kick Off Event this weekend and biometric screening available January 28th -31st. This episode of Coffee Break will be brought to you in part  by a grant from United Way Valdez – endeavoring to support organizations that make lasting, measurable, changes in the community conditions that improve lives.

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